Xiaomi has announced that it will launch a new Redmi phone in India on March 20th. The upcoming smartphone appears to be the mid-range budget smartphone Redmi 4A. The smartphone will be exclusively available through amazon.in
Redmi India has been teasing a new smartphone on its twitter handle with the hashtag Time to get smarter accompanied with a picture. The letter A in the word smarter looks like A and 4 combined hinting to the device Redmi 4A.
Manu Kumar Jain the Global VP for Xiaomi has also tweeted regarding the event that is going to take place on march 20 in India.
— Manu Kumar Jain (@manukumarjain) March 17, 2017
Redmi 4A was originally announced in November 2016 in china for the price of RMB 599 which roughly translates to ₹ 6000. Xiaomi has dominated the sub 15000 price range in India with its Redmi Phones like Redmi Note 3 and the recently launched mega hit Redmi Note 4.
Xiaomi has dominated the sub 15000 price range in India with its Redmi Phones like Redmi Note 3 and the recently launched mega hit Redmi Note 4. They have also seen decent success with Redmi 3s and Redmi 3s Prime which fall under the sub 10000 bracket.
Now the upcoming Redmi 4A will come with the full metal body, 2 GB RAM, and 16 GB ROM(expandable up to 256 GB) and will be powered by Quad-core Qualcomm 425 processor. The smartphone comes with a 5-inch 720p display and will sport 13 MP Rare camera and 5 MP front facing camera. The device will support 4G VoLTE.
Redmi 4A will run on MIUI 8 based on Android Marshmallow and powering this device is the non-removable Li-Ion 3120 mAh battery.
Here is the full list of specifications:
2G: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 – Global
4G: LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 20(800),38(2600), 40(2300) – Global
Dimensions: 139.5 x 70.4 x 8.5 mm (5.49 x 2.77 x 0.33 in)
Weight: 131.5 g (4.66 oz)
Sim: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM/ Micro-SIM, dual stand-by)
Type: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size: 5.0 inches (~70.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution: 720 x 1280 pixels (~294 ppi pixel density)
OS: Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon 425
CPU: Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU: Adreno 308
Card slot: microSD, up to 256 GB (Hybrid)
Internal: 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Primary: 13 MP, f/2.2, autofocus, LED flash
Features: Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR, panorama
Secondary: 5 MP, f/2.2
Antennas & Ports:
WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth: v4.1, A2DP, LE
GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
USB: microUSB v2.0
Audio Jack: 3.5mm Audio Jack
Non-removable Li-Ion 3120 mAh battery
Redmi 4A will be available in Gold, Rose Gold, and Dark Grey color variants and will be Priced around ₹6000